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McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection

The McGill Library's Chapbook Collection contains over nine hundred British and American chapbooks published in the 18th and 19th centuries. This digital collection was created by identifying and digitizing volumes from the The Sheila R. Bourke Collection of Children's Literature, the Children's Books Collection and the main McGill Library Rare Books and Special Collection. As new titles are acquired and added to the collection they will be digitized and added to our digital collection http://d...



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by Crane, Walter, 1845-1915; Evans, Edmund, 1826-1905; Martin, Sarah Catherine, 1768-1826. Old Mother Hubbard; Crane, Walter, 1845-1915. Absurd ABC
texts
eye 2,103
favorite 20
comment 0
4 volumes in 1 (8; 8; 8; [8]) leaves : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Topics: Nursery rhymes., Illustrated children's books., Fairy tales., Cats -- Juvenile poetry., Dogs --...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
texts
eye 1,328
favorite 5
comment 0
[12] p. : ill. ; 19 x 11 cm.
Topics: Chapbooks -- Specimens., Fortune-telling., Chapbooks -- England -- London -- 19th century, McGill...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Religious Tract Society (Great Britain)
texts
eye 1,312
favorite 2
comment 0
8 p. : ill. ; 13 x 8 cm.
Topics: Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England -- London -- 19th century, Christian literature --...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
texts
eye 1,023
favorite 3
comment 0
12 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.
Topics: Chapbooks -- Specimens., Slave trade -- Fiction., Chapbooks -- England -- Devonport -- 19th...
1 v. : col. ill. ; 18 cm.
Topics: Fortune-telling., Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England -- London -- 19th century, McGill...
McGill University Library
by Taylor, Ann,1782-1866; Bishop & Co. (London, England),printer
texts
eye 883
favorite 1
comment 0
1 sheet (8 p.) :ill. (1 col.) ;13 x 39 cm. folded to 13 x 10 cm.
Topics: Mothers -- Juvenile poetry., Mother and child -- Juvenile poetry., Chapbooks, English -- Specimens,...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Wordsworth, William,1770-1850; J. T. Ward and Co.pbl
texts
eye 858
favorite 1
comment 0
12 p. ; 13 x 8 cm.
Topics: Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England -- London -- 19th century, McGill University Library...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Goode, Thomas.pbl
texts
eye 782
favorite 2
comment 0
[12] p. : ill. ; 18 x 11 cm.
Topics: Dream interpretation., Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England -- London -- 19th century,...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Frederick Warne and Co.pbl
texts
eye 767
favorite 0
comment 0
6 p. ; 14 x 10 cm.
Topics: Girls -- Juvenile fiction., Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England -- London -- 19th...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Marks, John Lewis.pbl
texts
eye 730
favorite 1
comment 0
[8] p. : ill. ; 14 x 11 cm.
Topics: Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England -- London -- 19th century, McGill Library's Chapbook...
1 v. : col. ill. ; 19 cm.
favorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Dream interpretation., Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England -- London -- 19th century,...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Fortey, W. S.(William Samuel)pbl
texts
eye 686
favorite 0
comment 0
[12] p. : ill. (some col.) ; 18 x 11 cm.
Topics: Nursery rhymes., Cock Robin (Fictitious character), Birds -- Juvenile poetry., Chapbooks --...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Hurd & Houghton,publisher
texts
eye 680
favorite 7
comment 0
[12] p. : col. ill. ; 18 x 13 cm.
Topics: Nonsense verses., Juvenile literature -- New York (State) -- New York -- 1864 ., Nonsense verse --...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by W.S. Fortey,
texts
eye 672
favorite 1
comment 0
[8] p. : ill. ; 19 cm.
Topics: Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England -- London -- 19th century, McGill University Library...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Turpin, Richard,1706-1739,defendant; Rhodes family,former owner
texts
eye 671
favorite 1
comment 0
8 p. : ill. ; 18 x 11 cm.
Topics: Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England -- Devonport -- 19th century, McGill University...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Fortey, W. S.(William Samuel)publisher
texts
eye 668
favorite 5
comment 1
[8] p. : ill. (some col.) ; 18 x 11 cm.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Nursery rhymes., Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England -- London -- 19th century, McGill...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Perrault, Charles,1628-1703.
texts
eye 644
favorite 2
comment 0
12 p. : ill. ; 15 x 10 cm.
Topics: Fairy tales., Cats -- Juvenile fiction., Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- Scotland --...
1 v. : col. ill. ; 18 cm.
Topics: Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England -- London -- 19th century, McGill University Library...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Printed for the Booksellers ;
texts
eye 628
favorite 3
comment 0
8p. : ill. (some col.) ; 18 cm.
Topics: Children's poetry, Nursery rhymes, Nonsense verse, Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England --...
[12] p. : ill. ; 18 x 11 cm.
Topics: Chapbooks -- Specimens., Dream interpretation., Chapbooks -- England -- London -- 19th century,...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by James Lumsden & Son,publisher; Bewick, John,1760-1795; Bewick, Thomas,1753-1828
texts
eye 620
favorite 2
comment 0
32 p. : ill. ; 10 x 7 cm.
Topics: Conduct of life -- Juvenile literature., Chapbooks., Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- Scotland...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Dean & Son
texts
eye 619
favorite 3
comment 0
11 p. : ill. (1 col.) ; 17 cm.
Topics: Fairy tales -- Arab countries., Folklore -- Arab countries., Aladdin (Legendary character),...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by S. & J. Keys,
texts
eye 615
favorite 0
comment 0
12 p. : ill. ; 18 x 11 cm.
Topics: Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England -- Devonport -- 19th century, McGill University...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
texts
eye 613
favorite 2
comment 0
8 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 18 cm.
Topics: Fairy tales., Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England -- London -- 19th century, McGill...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Sold by the Booksellers,
texts
eye 604
favorite 7
comment 0
8 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 17 x 11 cm.
Topics: Fairy tales., Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England -- London -- 19th century, McGill...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
texts
eye 601
favorite 4
comment 0
14, [2] p. : ill. (woodcuts) ; 10 x 7 cm.
Topics: Riddles, Juvenile, Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England -- Birmingham -- 19th century,...
15, [1] p. : ill. ; 95 mm.
Topics: Months., Zodiac., Natural theology., Children -- Conduct of life., Juvenile literature -- 1860.,...
[4], 7-18 p. : ill. ; 12 x 8 cm.
Topics: Trials (Murder) -- Juvenile fiction., Animals -- Juvenile fiction., Animal welfare -- Juvenile...
12 p. ; 13 x 8 cm.
Topics: Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England -- London -- 19th century, McGill University Library...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
texts
eye 548
favorite 2
comment 0
[12] p. : col. ill. ; 16 x 11 cm.
Topics: Children's stories, English, Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England -- London -- 19th...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by William Walker & Sons.pbl
texts
eye 546
favorite 2
comment 0
47, [1] p. ; 14 x 9 cm.
Topics: Christmas music., Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England -- Otley (West Yorkshire) -- 19th...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Nicholson, Isaac,1789-1848; Bewick, Thomas,1753-1828; Buffon, Georges Louis Leclerc,comte de,1707-1788; Davison, William,1780-1858,printer
texts
eye 518
favorite 2
comment 0
36 p. : ill. (woodcuts) ; 14 cm.
Topics: Zoology -- Pictorial works., Reptiles -- Juvenile literature., Insects -- Juvenile literature.,...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by J. M. S
texts
eye 518
favorite 0
comment 0
8 p. ; 90 x 70 mm.
Topics: Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- Scotland -- Glasgow -- 19th century, McGill Library's...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
texts
eye 513
favorite 2
comment 0
16 p. : ill. ; 12 x 7 cm.
Topics: Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- New Jersey -- Newark -- 19th century, McGill University...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
texts
eye 512
favorite 2
comment 0
23 p. : ill. ; 16 cm.
Topics: Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England -- London -- 19th century, McGill University Library...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Werden, Elias Irish,b. 1816.pbl
texts
eye 499
favorite 1
comment 0
8 p. : ill. ; 85 x 57 mm.
Topics: Juvenile literature -- 1848., Chapbooks -- 1848., Geography., Manners and customs., Chapbooks --...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Sands, Benjamin; Anderson, H.(Hugh),1782-1866,publisher; Anderson, H.(Hugh),1782-1866,engraver
texts
eye 498
favorite 9
comment 0
1 folded sheet ([8] p.) : col. ill. ; 16 x 11 cm.
Topics: Children's poetry, Toy and movable books., Bible stories -- Juvenile poetry., Lion -- Juvenile...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by More, Hannah,1745-1833; Marshall, John,printer; White, R.publisher; Hazard, Samuel,d. 1806,publisher; Lee, John,d. 1804,engraver
texts
eye 490
favorite 1
comment 0
7 p. : ill. (woodcut) ; 18 x 12 cm. (12mo)
Topics: Chapbooks, English., Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England -- London -- 18th century,...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
texts
eye 483
favorite 3
comment 0
30, [2] p. : ill. (wood engravings) ; 10 x 7 cm.
Topics: Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England -- York -- 19th century, McGill University Library...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by W.S. Johnson,
texts
eye 465
favorite 3
comment 0
[12] p . : ill. ; 19 x 11 cm.
Topics: Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England -- London -- 19th century, McGill University Library...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
texts
eye 459
favorite 5
comment 0
8 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 17 x 11 cm.
Topics: Robin Hood (Legendary character), Folklore -- England., Chapbooks, English -- Specimens., Chapbooks...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Bewick, Thomas,1753-1828; Davison, William,1780-1858,printer
texts
eye 459
favorite 2
comment 0
36 p. : ill. ; 14 x 9 cm.
Topics: Birds -- Great Britain., Animals in art., Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England -- Alnwick...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by McLoughlin Bros., inc.publisher
texts
eye 456
favorite 8
comment 0
[8] p. : ill. ; 13 x 9 cm.
Topics: Children's poetry, Chapbooks -- Specimens., McGill University Library Digitized Title, McGill...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Religious Tract Society (Great Britain)
texts
eye 453
favorite 1
comment 0
8 p. : ill. ; 91 x 64 mm.
Topics: Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England -- London -- 19th century, Christian literature --...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by S. Marks and Sons (London, England),publisher
texts
eye 453
favorite 6
comment 0
[8] p. : ill. (some col.) ; 19 x 11 cm.
Topics: Cats -- Juvenile poetry., Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England -- London -- 19th century,...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Rusher, John Golby,1784-1877.pbl; Lee, John,d. 1804.egr; Craig, W. M.(William Marshall),ca. 1765-ca. 1834.ill
texts
eye 452
favorite 11
comment 0
15, [1] p. : ill. (wood engravings) ; 10 x 7 cm.
Topics: Giants -- Folklore., Giants -- Juvenile literature., Fairy tales -- England -- 19th century,...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Pease, Benjamin F.,b. 1822,engraver; Barritt, William,b. ca. 1822,engraver; Kiggins & Kellogg,publisher
texts
eye 448
favorite 5
comment 0
16 p. : ill. ; 92 x 60 mm.
Topics: Children's poetry, Conduct of life -- Juvenile poetry., Toys -- Juvenile poetry., Animals --...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Walker, William,fl. 1810-1875.prt
texts
eye 445
favorite 6
comment 0
12 p. : col. ill. ; 19 x 11 cm.
Topics: Cats -- Juvenile poetry., Nursery rhymes., Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England -- Otley...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Walker, William,fl. 1810-1875.pbl
texts
eye 439
favorite 3
comment 0
12 p. : col. ill. ; 19 x 11 cm.
Topics: Nursery rhymes., Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England -- Otley (West Yorkshire) -- 19th...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by John Bysh,
texts
eye 439
favorite 2
comment 0
8 p. : col. ill. ; 17 x 11 cm.
Topics: Cats -- Juvenile poetry., Nursery rhymes., Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England -- London...
8 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 21 x 14 cm.
Topics: Brigands and robbers -- Biography., Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England -- London -- 19th...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Bewick, Thomas,1753-1828; James Lumsden & Son,publisher; Aldrich Collection (Brown University)RPB
texts
eye 436
favorite 4
comment 0
[32] p. (first and last p. blank) : ill. ; 11 x 7 cm.
Topics: Alphabets -- Juvenile literature., Chapbooks, English -- Scotland -- Glasgow., Chapbooks --...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Hazard, Samuel,d. 1806; Marshall, John,printer; White, R.prt
texts
eye 429
favorite 1
comment 0
12 p. : ill. ; 16 x 10 cm.
Topics: Antislavery movements -- Great Britain -- Poetry., Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England --...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Marks, John Lewis.pbl
texts
eye 428
favorite 3
comment 0
[8] p. : ill. (woodcuts) ; 14 x 11 cm.
Topics: Nursery rhymes., Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England -- London -- 19th century, McGill...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Sherwood,Mrs.(Mary Martha),1775-1851; F. Houlston and Son.prt
texts
eye 427
favorite 0
comment 0
31, [1] p. : ill. (wood-engravings) ; 11 x 7 cm.
Topics: Altruism -- Juvenile literature., Cats -- Juvenile literature., Humane education -- Juvenile...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Kendrew, James
texts
eye 426
favorite 0
comment 0
16 p. : ill. ; 96 mm.
Topics: Chapbooks, English -- Juvenile literature., Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England -- York...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Yorkshire J.S. Publishing and Stationery Co. Limited,
texts
eye 410
favorite 2
comment 0
11 p. : ill. ; 17 x 11 cm.
Topics: Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England -- Otley (West Yorkshire) -- 19th century, McGill...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Bewick, Thomas,1753-1828; Nicholson, Isaac,1789-1848; Buffon, Georges Louis Leclerc,comte de,1707-1788; Davison, William,1780-1858,printer
texts
eye 402
favorite 2
comment 0
36 p. : ill. (woodcuts) ; 14 cm.
Topics: Zoology -- Pictorial works., Mammals -- Juvenile literature., Natural history -- Juvenile...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Bewick, Thomas,1753-1828; Davison, William,1780-1858,printer
texts
eye 398
favorite 1
comment 0
36 p. : ill. ; 14 x 9 cm.
Topics: Fishes -- Pictorial works., Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England -- Alnwick -- 19th...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Perrault, Charles,1628-1703
texts
eye 394
favorite 2
comment 0
32 p. : ill. ; 11 cm.
Topics: Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- 19th century -- Facsimiles,...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by W.S. Fortey,
texts
eye 394
favorite 0
comment 0
[8] p. : ill. ; 19 cm.
Topics: Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England -- London -- 19th century, McGill University Library...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Dean & Son
texts
eye 388
favorite 2
comment 0
8 p. : ill. ; 12 x 8 cm.
Topics: Drawing -- Study and teaching -- Juvenile fiction., Conduct of life -- Juvenile fiction., Christian...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Merrill, Rufus,1803-1891,publisher
texts
eye 387
favorite 4
comment 0
8 p. : ill. ; 88 x 59 mm.
Topics: Riddles, Juvenile, Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- New Hampshire -- Concord -- 19th century,...
44, [2] p. : ill. ; 12 x 8 cm.
Topics: Conduct of life -- Juvenile literature., Transmigration -- Juvenile literature., Fairy tales.,...
35 p. : ill. ; 15 x 10 cm.
Topics: Readers (Primary), Alphabets., Catechisms, English., Primers., Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Bailey & Noyes,publisher
texts
eye 378
favorite 8
comment 0
15 p. : ill. ; 95 mm.
Topics: Sunday school literature., Animals., Juvenile literature -- 1860., Chapbooks -- 1860., Boxed sets...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Drewry, John,d. 1794
texts
eye 377
favorite 1
comment 0
24 p. : ill. ; 15 x 9 cm.
Topics: Riddles, Juvenile, Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England -- Derby -- 18th century, McGill...
31 p. : ill. ; 14 x 9 cm.
Topics: Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England -- London -- 19th century, McGill University Library...
24 p., [1] folded leaf of plates : col. ill. ; 18 cm.
Topics: Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England -- London -- 19th century, McGill University Library...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Bewick, Thomas,1753-1828; Davison, William,1780-1858,printer
texts
eye 367
favorite 6
comment 0
36 p. : ill. (woodcuts) ; 14 x 9 cm.
Topics: Birds -- Pictorial works., Chapbooks -- Specimens., McGill University Library Digitized Title,...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Rhodes family,former owner
texts
eye 365
favorite 1
comment 0
8 p. : ill. ; 18 x 11 cm.
Topics: Brigands and robbers -- Great Britain -- Biography -- Juvenile literature., Chapbooks --...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Defoe, Daniel,1661?-1731
texts
eye 363
favorite 2
comment 0
8 p. : col. ill. ; 18 x 11 cm.
Topics: Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- 19th century, McGill University Library Digitized Title,...
8 p., [12] leaves : col. ill. ; 19 x 12 cm.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Readers (Primary), Chapbooks -- Specimens., Primers (Instructional books), Alphabet rhymes.,...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Walker, William,fl. 1810-1875.prt
texts
eye 361
favorite 1
comment 0
28 p. : ill. (wood engravings) ; 91 x 59 mm.
Topics: Children's poetry, Cries., Juvenile literature -- England -- 19th century, Chapbooks -- Specimens.,...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
by Samuel and John Keys,
texts
eye 360
favorite 2
comment 0
12 p. : ill. ; 18 x 11 cm.
Topics: Chapbooks -- Specimens., Chapbooks -- England -- Devonport -- 19th century, McGill University...